4 Ways Aetna Tries to Deny Long-Term Disability Claims (And How You Can Strengthen Your Case)
December. 22, 2021
Aetna, as part of The Hartford, is one of the nation’s leading disability insurance providers. Aetna’s policies promised to provide financial security to policyholders who cannot work due to an...
Is Tinnitus a Disability? A Claimant’s Guide
December. 13, 2021
Most people think of tinnitus as “just” ringing in the ears. But if you are among the millions living with this audiological and neurological condition, you know how profoundly it...
What Are Functional Limitations? (And How Do They Affect a Disability Claim?)
November. 24, 2021
When you make a long-term disability claim, it is not enough to say that you cannot work. You must prove it. That means you need to have documentation that identifies...
How Much Is My Long-Term Disability Claim Worth?
November. 11, 2021
Long-term disability benefits can be a lifesaver for people who are no longer able to earn an income due to sickness or injury. If you are not able to work...
Can I Get Short-Term Disability for Burnout?
October. 25, 2021
Intense workplace stress has been on the rise in the United States for years, and the problem has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. A 2018 Gallup survey of...
Physician Revenue Metrics: Lessons from the Pandemic
October. 14, 2021
We do not need to tell you that the pandemic hit medical practices hard. As fewer patients scheduled appointments and non-essential care was paused, physicians were left with fewer options—and...
4 Meaningful Ways to Increase Your Medical Practice’s Revenue
October. 1, 2021
Over the past several years, medical practices (especially primary care practices) have struggled with their revenue streams—and the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated this trend. In an AMA survey, most doctors noted...
Why Was My Loved One’s Long-Term Care Insurance Claim Denied?
September. 25, 2021
As we age, our chances of needing long-term care increase—and about 53% of us will need some form of long-term care for more than a year. In 2020, the...
Crohn’s Disease and Long-Term Disability Insurance: A Claimant’s Guide
September. 16, 2021
Crohn’s disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are often considered “invisible disabilities,” but they can have a profound effect on your life. It can be impossible to work when you...
Can I Get Disability for My Back Surgery? A Claimant’s Guide
August. 31, 2021
An estimated 60 to 80 percent of us will experience back pain during our lifetime. When conservative treatment options like injections and physical therapy do not control your chronic back...
Is it Possible to Work With Dementia? (And When Is It Time to Leave Your Job?)
August. 10, 2021
In 2011, legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt announced that she had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia. She continued to coach the Tennessee Volunteers for another season with support from her...
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